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Storyteller Jaynandan honored with ‘Srilal Shukla Smriti IFFCO Sahitya Samman’

Shrilal Shukla Smriti IFFCO Sahitya Samman: Renowned storyteller Jayanandan has been awarded this year’s Shrilal Shukla Smriti IFFCO Sahitya Samman. This award was presented to Jayanandan at the Srilal Shukla Smriti Samman function organized by IFFCO at Ravindra Bhavan. Renowned litterateur Manmohan Pathak, IFFCO’s Joint Managing Director Rakesh Kapoor, storyteller Ravindra Tripathi and senior officials of IFFCO presented this honor to Jayanandan.

Shri Lal Shukla Smriti Samman presented a memento and a check of Rs 11 lakh to storyteller Jayanandan. Dr. Jayprakash Kardam, member of the selection committee, presented the citation.

On this occasion, the storyteller Jayanandan said that he should become a writer under the control of circumstances and circumstances. Circumstances forced him to take up the pen. He said that he has faced the problems of a marginal poor farmer family. Have felt agriculture, wages, hunger and poverty very closely.

Let us inform that the famous storyteller Jayanandan was born on February 26, 1956 in Milki village of Nawada district of Bihar. After getting training from Ranchi University, he served in Tata Steel located in Jamshedpur. After retirement from Tata Steel, he is fully engaged in literary service. He writes stories, writes novels and composes plays. His major novels include ‘Shram Aev Jayate’, ‘Aisi Nagariya Mein Kehi Vidhi Rehna’, ‘Sultanat Ko Suno Gaon Walo’. ‘Sannata bhang’, ‘Camel of the world market’, ‘Ek alone Ganhi ji’, ‘Kasturi Pehnaho Vats’, ‘Dal nahi galegi ab’, ‘Ghar phoonk tamasha’, ‘Drying source’, ‘Guhar village ki siskiyan’, ‘Bhitarghat’ and ‘Seraj Band Baja’ are popular story collections of Jayanandan. He has also written plays like ‘Nepathya Ka Madari’ and ‘Hamla and Hukmuduli’.

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